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Re: [Xen-devel] HVMLite / PVHv2 - using x86 EFI boot entry

On Fri, Apr 15, 2016 at 07:50:25AM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
> On 14/04/16 21:44, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> > No, I meant to ask, would it be possible to make booting HVMLite using EFI
> > be optional ? That way if you already support EFI that can be used on
> > your entires with some small modifications.
> So you suggest to add two HVMlite modes regarding boot interface
> instead of one?

Not suggest, I'm evaluating what options we have available. That's very
different from suggesting. That's the point to this whole topic, pure and
simple evaluation of options.

> Given how long the EFI standard is available now and how buggy many
> vendor's implementations are I don't expect all computers sold in 5
> years will have a usable EFI. This will be true especially for
> consumer devices where no EFI is available today.

Thanks this really helps.


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